Kayaking and Canoeing in Coimbra
Kayak trip on the Mondego River in Coimbra is a special opportunity for anyone to pass adventure day full of fun with friends, family or colleagues. The Mondego is one of the only rivers in Portugal in which it’s possible to kayak comfortably all year round and kayaking trips are a real highlight of any visit to the region.
Anyone can indulge themselves in Coimbra of Portugal with its many rivers. The Portuguese have a relationship with the Rio Mondego, ideal for canoeing and swimming. It is the only river that flows from beginning to end by Portugal. On the river, you can sail to the ancient university city of Coimbra canoe, but it is advisable to begin only after the large dam in Agueira. You can rent canoes include Penacova. During the canoe there are cliffs and a lot of green interspersed with occasional small beach or a cave. You will experience the peace and quiet of nature until you come in Coimbra with the hustle and bustle of city life.
Our kayak tours are one of the main outdoor activities in Coimbra, Portugal. O Pioneiro do Mondego is a family owned company of adventure sports and eco-tourism in Penacova. Our main activities are the daily kayak-trips downstream the river Mondego between Penacova and Coimbra. The descents are a perfect activity for couples and families with children, for lone nature-loving travelers, for scouting summer-camps, for schools or as a teambuilding activity for companies, around Coimbra in the center of Portugal.
The Fluvial Club of Coimbra (CFC) is a non-profit cultural and sports association whose main objectives are to promote Canoeing, to train athletes, as well as to conduct sports events and events. The CFC was established in 1989 and since then has taken a prominent place in the national and international canotic scene, being currently the most representative Club of the entire district of Coimbra, with athletes obtaining several national titles.